Teemu Niukkanen (b. 1978) is a Finnish director working solely within comedy genre. Niukkanen has a distinguishable style of storytelling where deadpan meets mundane meets absurd meets humane comprehension – often accompanied with spot-on cinematography. Niukkanen has described his style being "bad taste done with good taste." Niukkanen's first professionally produced short Fucking Bunnies premiered in Sundance Film Festival 2017 and it has been awarded twelve times.